Every day in the United States, 2,000 kids under 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette and 300 become daily smokers.
A big thank you to all of our participants in this year’s Healthy at the Indiana State Fair contest. You’re not only winners in our hearts, you’re all winners of this contest, too!
Many thanks to Kylie Veleta and Gerry Dick for featuring All IN for Health and the Life Extend app last week on Inside INdiana Business. In case you missed it, here's the clip of Dr. Anantha Shekhar, founding director of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and Tom Barber, chief scientific officer of LifeOmic. [...]
All IN for Health wants you to be healthy at the Indiana State Fair! Today, to coincide with opening day of the fair, we are kicking off a social media photo contest. Join the fun! All you have to do is take photos of your definition of "healthy" at the Indiana State Fair and post [...]
LifeOmic and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Partner to Accelerate "All IN for Health" All IN for Health participation via the LIFE Extend app allows Indiana residents added health benefits INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- July 30, 2019, 9 am ET -- LifeOmic, the creators of LIFE mobile apps, and the Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences [...]
Big news for Indiana! As of Aug. 1, a doctor’s prescription will no longer be needed to buy products to help you stop smoking. The change announced Monday will apply to prescription medicines such as Chantix and Zyban, which contain the same ingredient as the antidepressant Wellbutrin. Indiana would join 11 other states that make [...]
After finishing cancer treatments, many survivors do not know where to turn for guidance about their physical and mental health. The Indiana Cancer Wellness Center is a one-stop-shop for guidance about nutrition, fitness, wellness and other services that people wouldn’t be able to get at a hospital — and it’s free of charge. Researchers at [...]
The Indiana Biobank at IU Health was established in 2010, as a resource for scientists to have access to blood and tissue samples, along with patient health information, located in one place (a bank) to conduct research on many diseases and health conditions that affect Hoosiers, in hopes of better understanding and finding solutions. You [...]
According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), prenatal alcohol exposure can cause a range of physical, mental, or behavioral effects as well as learning disabilities – with possible lifelong implications. This range of effects means that everyone with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has a different experience. For people with FASD [...]